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Naan Petha Magane

Naan Petha Magane (English : My dear son) is a 1995 Tamil comedy drama film directed by V. Sekhar. The film features Manorama, Nizhalgal Ravi, Raadhika and Urvashi in lead roles. The film, produced by Tamilselvi Sekhar, had musical score by Chandrabose and was released on 15 January 1995. Although initially received with some protest, the film went on to become a major hit at the box office.[1][2][3]

Naan Petha Magane
Directed byV. Sekhar
Produced byTamilselvi Sekhar
Written byV. Sekhar
Music byChandrabose
CinematographyG. Rajendran
Edited byA. P. Manivannan
Release date
  • 15 January 1995 (1995-01-15)
Running time
150 minutes


Ravi (Nizhalgal Ravi) is a small company owner and he lives with his mother Aandal (Manorama) who treasures him a lot. The old women of the neighbourhood warn Aandal about having a son. Surprise by their warnings, Aandal first makes her son the less attractive as possible : forcing him to wear old-fashioned clothes. One day, the straightforward lawyer Indra (Raadhika) complains to Ravi about one of his peons and she advises him to be more elegant. Ravi begins to like her, he is now wearing coat-suit at work and replaces his business tactics. They slowly fall in love with each other. Aandal agrees to the marriage and wants to meet Indra. Indra invites them one day for a lunch, there Aandal doesn't like Indra who is an outspoken modern girl. When Aandal tells it to her son, Ravi cannot bear it and says that he will not change his mind. Aandal then attempts to commit suicide but the neighbours save her in time. Ravi, being extremely shocked by the incident, decides to forget his lover. Few weeks later, the innocent woman Uma Maheswari (Urvashi) elopes from her village, she is later accommodated in Aandal's house. Aandal really appreciates the naive Uma and arranges the wedding between her son and Uma. Ravi and Uma live happily together but Aandal becomes increasingly a very possessive mother. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.



Naan Petha Magane
Soundtrack album by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Chandrabose. The soundtrack, released in 1995, features 3 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali.

Track Song Singer(s) Duration
1 'Mannathi Mannanum' S. Janaki 2:30
2 'Manja Kuruviyai' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Padma 4:06
3 'Manichudunga' S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra 3:53


  1. ^ "Naan Petha Magane (V. Shekhar)". Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Filmography of naan petha magane". Archived from the original on 29 October 2006. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Jointscene : Tamil Movie Naan Petra Mahane". Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2016.

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